The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari
Rank Title Points Votes Your Vote
1
Ringu introduced J-horror to the international market, while the remake recast the story in American terms.
Current Score:
141
Total Votes:
307
2
Wes Craven's original was actually a reworking of Ingmar Bergman's Virgin Spring, yielding something both classy and nasty.
Current Score:
90
Total Votes:
280
3
Takashi Shimuzu raided his own Ju-on and turned the best bits into a new movie with American actors in Tokyo.
Current Score:
38
Total Votes:
282
4
Almost a scene-for-scene remake of the Spanish zombie-plague picture [REC], reset in LA.
Current Score:
34
Total Votes:
254
5
German Michael Haneke remade his own anti-horror movie to wag his finger at American audiences.
Current Score:
-42
Total Votes:
206
6
Argentine director Walter Salles made a Japanese ghost story into an American one by refashioning it in NYC.
Current Score:
-53
Total Votes:
203
7
Dutch director Gerges Sluizer's remake of his Spoorlos is less bleak than the original.
Current Score:
-57
Total Votes:
183
8
Danish filmmaker Ole Bornedal redid his thriller Nattvagen in English, this time with LA locales and Ewan McGregor.
Current Score:
-70
Total Votes:
178
9
This 2008 remake combines the classic expressionist sets with new actors, plus sound. It's the best of both worlds.
Current Score:
-78
Total Votes:
172
10
This TV remake of the French Diabolique is way better than a more recent Sharon Stone version.
Current Score:
-90
Total Votes:
160